Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted Learner: Procedures for Differentiating Instruction


Fundamental procedures for differentiating instruction for gifted and talented students. The course builds on the background knowledge about the nature of gifted students, their characteristics and instructional needs presented in the prerequisite course, Nature and Needs of Gifted Students. A majority of the course content will be drawn from the textbook, including a description of each strategy, discussion on methods of implementation, and a summary of current research on the strategy's effectiveness. The textbook will be augmented by current readings from research and model lesson plans. This course is a post-bacc, non-degree course not open to Duke undergraduates. Consent of instructor required. One course.